Kia Seltos vs Mahindra Thar Comparison

Kia Seltos vs Mahindra Thar

Should you buy Kia Seltos or Mahindra Thar? Find out which car is best for you - compare the two models on the basis of their Price, Size, Space, Boot Space, Service cost, Mileage, Features, Colours and other specs. Kia Seltos price starts at Rs 9.95 Lakh ex-showroom for HTE G (Petrol) and Mahindra Thar price starts Rs 12.78 Lakh ex-showroom for AX Opt 4-Str Convert Top (Petrol). Seltos has 1497 cc (Petrol top model) engine, while Thar has 2184 cc (Diesel top model) engine. As far as mileage is concerned, the Seltos has a mileage of 20.8 kmpl (Diesel top model)> and the Thar has a mileage of 15.2 kmpl (Diesel top model).

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Basic Information
Brand Name
On Road Price
Rs.20,74,399#
Rs.18,39,841#
Rs.12,10,112#
Offers & DiscountNoNoNo
User Rating
4.5
Based on 2049 Reviews
4.2
Based on 106 Reviews
3.9
Based on 84 Reviews
Finance Available (EMI)
Rs.40,326
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Rs.35,794
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Rs.23,388
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Insurance
Service Cost (Avg. of 5 years)
Rs.4,628
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Engine and Transmission
Engine Type
1.5L CRDi VGT
mHawk 130 Engine
1.0 TSI Petrol Engine
Displacement (cc)
1493
2184
999
Fast ChargingNoNoNo
Max Power (bhp@rpm)
113.42bhp@4000rpm
130bhp@3750rpm
113.98bhp@5000-5500rpm
Max Torque (nm@rpm)
250nm@1500-2750rpm
300nm@1600-2800rpm
178Nm@1750-4500rpm
No Of Cylinder
4
4
3
Valves Per Cylinder
4
4
4
Valve Configuration
DOHC
DOHC
-
Fuel Supply System
CRDi
Direct Engine
-
Compression Ratio
-
9.5:1
-
Turbo ChargerYesYesYes
Super ChargerNo
-
-
Transmission Type
Automatic
Automatic
Manual
Gear Box
6-Speed
6 Speed
6 Speed
Mild HybridNoNoNo
Drive Type
Clutch TypeNoNoNo
Fuel & Performance
Fuel Type
Diesel
Diesel
Petrol
Mileage (City)NoNoNo
Mileage (ARAI)
17.8 kmpl
-
17.88 kmpl
Fuel Tank Capacity
50.0 (Litres)
57.0 (Litres)
50.0 (Litres)
Emission Norm Compliance
BS VI
BS VI
BS VI
Top Speed (Kmph)NoNoNo
Drag CoefficientNoNoNo

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Suspension, Steering & Brakes
Front Suspension
McPherson Strut & Coil Spring
Independent Double Wishbone Front Suspension with Coil Over Damper & Stabiliser Bar
McPherson suspension with lower triangular links and stabiliser bar
Rear Suspension
Coupled Torsion Beam Axle with Coil Spring
Multilink Solid Rear Axle with Coil Over Damper & Stabiliser Bar
Twist Beam Axle
Steering Type
Electric
Power
Electric
Steering Column
Tilt & Telescopic
Tilt
-
Steering Gear Type
Rack&Pinion
Rack & Pinion
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Turning Radius (Metres)
-
5.25m
-
Front Brake Type
Disc
Disc
Disc
Rear Brake Type
Disc
Drum
Drum
0-100kmph (Seconds)
11.8
-
-
Braking (100-0kmph)
44.66m
verified
-
-
Emission Norm Compliance
BS VI
BS VI
BS VI
Tyre Size
215/60 R17
255/65 R18
205/60 R16
Tyre Type
Tubeless, Radial
Tubeless, Radial
Tubeless,Radial
Wheel Size
-
-
R16
Alloy Wheel Size
R17
R18
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0-100Kmph (Tested)
12.99s
verified
-
-
Quarter Mile (Tested)
18.60s@119.18kmph
verified
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-
City driveability (20-80kmph)
7.66s
verified
-
-
Braking (80-0 kmph)
27.11m
verified
-
-
Dimensions & Capacity
Length (mm)
4315
3985
4225
Width (mm)
1800
1855
1760
Height (mm)
1645
1844
1612
Ground Clearance Laden (mm)
190
-
155
Ground Clearance Unladen (mm)
-
226
188
Wheel Base (mm)
2610
2450
2651
Front Tread (mm)
-
1520
-
Rear Tread (mm)
-
1520
-
Kerb Weight (kg)
-
-
1185-1235
Grossweight (kg)
-
-
1630
Seating Capacity
5
4
5
Boot Space (Litres)
433
-
385
No. of Doors
5
3
5
Comfort & Convenience
Power SteeringYesYesYes
Power Windows FrontYesYesYes
Power Windows RearYesNoYes
Power folding 3rd Row SeatNoNo
-
Automatic Climate ControlYesYes
-
Air Quality ControlYesNo
-
Remote Climate Control (A/C)NoNo
-
Remote Trunk OpenerYesNo
-
Remote Engine Start/StopYesNo
-
Low Fuel Warning LightYesYesYes
Accessory Power OutletYesYesYes
Trunk LightYesNo
-
Remote Horn & Light ControlNoNo
-
Vanity MirrorYes
-
Yes
Rear Reading LampYes
-
Yes
Rear Seat HeadrestYesYesYes
Adjustable HeadrestYesYesYes
Rear Seat Centre Arm RestYesNo
-
Height Adjustable Front Seat BeltsYes
-
-
Cup Holders FrontYesNoYes
Cup Holders RearYesNoNo
Rear AC VentsYesNo
-
Heated Seats FrontNoNo
-
Heated Seats RearNoNo
-
Seat Lumbar SupportYesYes
-
Active Noise CancellationNoNo
-
Multifunction Steering WheelYesYesYes
Cruise ControlYesYesNo
Parking Sensors
Front & Rear
Rear
Rear
Navigation SystemYesYes
-
Find My Car LocationNoNo
-
Real-Time Vehicle TrackingNoNo
-
Foldable Rear Seat
60:40 Split
No
-
Smart Access Card EntryYes
-
-
Smart Key BandNoNo
-
Engine Start Stop ButtonYes
-
-
Glove Box CoolingNoNo
-
Bottle Holder
Front & Rear Door
Front Door
Front & Rear Door
Voice ControlYesYes
-
Steering Wheel Gearshift PaddlesYesNo
-
USB Charger
Front & Rear
Front
-
Steering Mounted TripmeterNoNo
-
Central Console Armrest
With Storage
No
With Storage
Tailgate AjarYesNo
-
Hands-Free Tailgate
-
No
-
Gear Shift IndicatorNoNoYes
Rear CurtainYesNo
-
Luggage Hook And NetYes
-
Yes
Battery SaverNo
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-
Lane Change IndicatorYesYes
-
Additional Features
Solar glass- UV Cut (Front Windshield, Windows),Sunglass Holder,Assist Grips - Folding Type,Coat Hook,Rear Door Sun-Shade Curtain,Rear parcel shelf,LED Room Lamps,Console Lamps,Lower Full Size Seatback Pocket (Driver & Passenger),Rear Seat Recline - 2 Step,Auto Antiglare Rear View Mirror with UVO Controls,Fully Automatic temperature control with Silver Garnish,Air Conditioner – Eco Coating,Smart Pure Air Purifier
Tip & Slide Mechanism in Co-Driver Seat, Reclining Mechanism, Adjustable Headrests, 50:50 Split in Rear Seat, Tool Kit Organiser, Lockable Glovebox, Illuminated Key Ring, Utility hook in backrest of co-driver seat,Centre roof lamp,Rear Demister,Dashboard Grab handle for front passenger
All new 2-spoke Steering wheel with chrome scrollers, Steering wheel PU with MuFu, Front sun visors with vanity mirror on co-driver side, Four foldable roof handles, Boot space with two fixed hooks and top-tether points, Storage compartment in the front and rear doors, Front cup holders with easy mat operation, Front seat back pockets(driver and co-driver), Smartclip ticket holder, Coat hook on rear roof handles, Reflective tape on all four doors, Smartgrip mat for one hand bottle operation,Utility recess on the dashboard
Massage SeatsNoNo
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Memory Function SeatsNoNo
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One Touch Operating Power Window
Driver's Window
No
-
Autonomous ParkingNoNo
-
Drive Modes
3
-
-
Air ConditionerYesYesYes
HeaterYesYesYes
Adjustable SteeringYesYesYes
KeyLess EntryYesYesNo
Interior
TachometerYesYes
-
Electronic Multi TripmeterYesYesYes
Leather SeatsYesNoNo
Fabric UpholsteryNoYesYes
Leather Steering WheelYesNo
-
Leather Wrap Gear Shift SelectorYesNo
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Glove CompartmentYesYesYes
Digital ClockYesYes
-
Outside Temperature DisplayYesNo
-
Cigarette LighterNo
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-
Digital OdometerYesYesYes
Electric Adjustable Seats
Front
No
-
Driving Experience Control EcoYes
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-
Folding Table In The RearNoNo
-
Height Adjustable Driver SeatYesYes
-
Ventilated SeatsYesNo
-
Dual Tone DashboardYes
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-
Additional Features
Leather wrapped D-cut steering wheel with GT line logo,Side sill plates,Metal Scuff Plates with Seltos Logo,Premium Soft Touch Dashboard with Stitching Pattern,Sporty Alloy Pedals,Premium Head Lining,Leatherette wrapped Door Trims,Inside Door Handle Hyper Silver Metallic Paint,Ambient Mood Lighting,LED Sound Mood Lights,Leatherette Sports Seats with Red Stitching - Black,Advance 17.78 cm (7.0") Color Display Cluster,Driving Rear View Monitor,Smart 20.32 cm (8.0") Head-Up Display
All-New Interiors, Coloured MID Display in Instrument Cluster, Adventure Statistics, Adventure Connect: Calendar Integration
Dashboard with grained and textured décor,Premium honeycomb décor on dashboard,Black gloss dashboard line,Chrome ring on the gear-shift knob,Black plastic handbrake with full cover and handle button - black,Black gloss air conditioning vents,Chrome trim on air conditioning duct sliders,Black fabric woven seats, Front and rear door armrest with cushioned upholstery, 2-dial global MFA (Multifunctional segment display basic)
Exterior
Available ColorsIntense Red Punchy OrangeGlacier White PearlPunchy Orange With Clear WhiteSteel SilverAurora Black PearlGlacier White Pearl With Punchy OrangeIntelligence BlueSteel Silver With Punchy OrangeGlacier White Pearl With Aurora Black Pearl+7 MoreSeltos ColorsGalaxy GreyAquamarineRocky BeigeMystic CopperRed RageNapoli Black+1 MoreThar ColorsBrilliant SilverHoney OrangeCarbon SteelToreador RedCandy WhiteKushaq Colors
Body Type
Adjustable HeadlightsYesYesYes
Fog Lights FrontYesYes
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Fog Lights RearNoNo
-
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View MirrorYesYes
-
Manually Adjustable Ext Rear View MirrorNoNoYes
Electric Folding Rear View MirrorYesNo
-
Headlamp Washers
-
No
-
Rain Sensing WiperYesNo
-
Rear Window WiperYesNo
-
Rear Window WasherYesNo
-
Rear Window DefoggerYesYes
-
Wheel CoversNoNoYes
Alloy WheelsYesYesNo
Power AntennaNoYes
-
Tinted GlassNoNo
-
Rear SpoilerYesNo
-
Removable Or Convertible TopNoNo
-
Roof CarrierNoNo
-
Sun RoofYes
-
No
Moon RoofYesNoNo
Side StepperNoYes
-
Outside Rear View Mirror Turn IndicatorsYesNoYes
Integrated AntennaYesNo
-
Chrome GrilleNoNoYes
Chrome GarnishYes
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-
Dual Tone Body ColourNoNo
-
Smoke HeadlampsNoNo
-
Projector HeadlampsNoNo
-
Halogen HeadlampsNoYesYes
Cornering HeadlampsNoNo
-
Cornering FoglampsNoNo
-
Roof RailYesNoYes
Lighting
LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights),LED Tail lamps,LED Fog Lights
LED Tail lamps
DRL's (Day Time Running Lights),LED Tail lamps
Trunk Opener
Remote
-
Remote
Heated Wing MirrorNoNo
-
LED DRLsYes
-
Yes
LED HeadlightsYesNo
-
LED TaillightsYesYesYes
LED Fog LampsYesNo
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Additional Features
Red Brake Caliper - Front,R17 - 43.18cm (17") Crystal Cut Alloys,Sporty Red Center Wheel Caps,Kia Signature Tiger Nose Grill - Black High Glossy with GT Line Logo,Diamond Knurling Pattern - Chrome,Front bumper with Sporty Red accent,Rear Bumper with Dual Muffler Design and Red Accent,Front Skid Plates,Rear Skid Plates,Side molding - Black,Door Garnish - Black and Body color with Red accent,Belt Line - Chrome,Rear Bridged Chrome Garnish - Chrome,Outside Door Handle - Chrome,Mud Guard (Front & Rear),Crown Jewel LED Type Headlamps,Sweeping LED Light Bar,Multi Layer Side Turn Indicator,Heartbeat LED Type Tail Lamps
Hard Top, Dual Tone Bumpers,Bonnet Latches, Deep Silver Finish Vertical Slats on the Front Grille, R18 Deep Silver Alloy Wheels with Thar Branding, Wheel Arch Cladding, Moulded Side Foot Steps, Fender-mounted Radio Antenna, Tailgate mounted Spare Wheel
Door handles in body colour without chrome accents,Roof rails black,ŠKODA Piano Black fender garnish with chrome outline,ŠKODA signature grille with chrome surround,Black grained armoured front and rear diffuser,Black side armoured cladding,body coloured external mirrors,Matte black plastic cover on B-pillar and C-pillar
Tyre Size
215/60 R17
255/65 R18
205/60 R16
Tyre Type
Tubeless, Radial
Tubeless, Radial
Tubeless,Radial
Wheel Size
-
-
R16
Alloy Wheel Size
R17
R18
-
Safety
Anti Lock Braking SystemYesYesYes
Brake AssistYesYes
-
Central LockingYesYesYes
Power Door LocksYesYesYes
Child Safety LocksYes
-
Yes
Anti Theft AlarmYesYes
-
No Of Airbags
6
2
2
Driver AirbagYesYesYes
Passenger AirbagYesYesYes
Side Airbag FrontYesNo
-
Side Airbag RearNoNo
-
Day Night Rear View Mirror
Auto
Yes
-
Passenger Side Rear View MirrorYesYesYes
Xenon HeadlampsNo
-
-
Halogen HeadlampsNoYesYes
Rear Seat BeltsYesYesYes
Seat Belt WarningYesYesYes
Door Ajar WarningYes
-
Yes
Side Impact BeamsYesYesYes
Front Impact BeamsYesYesYes
Traction ControlYesNo
-
Adjustable SeatsYesYesYes
Tyre Pressure MonitorYesYes
-
Vehicle Stability Control SystemYes
-
No
Engine ImmobilizerYesYesYes
Crash SensorYesYesYes
Centrally Mounted Fuel TankYesNoYes
Engine Check WarningYes
-
Yes
Automatic HeadlampsYesNo
-
Clutch LockNoNo
-
EBDYesYesYes
Electronic Stability ControlYesYesYes
Advance Safety Features
Emergency Stop Signal,Curtain Airbags,Inside Door Handle Override,Ice Cube LED Fog Lamps,Passenger Seat Belt Reminder
Electric Driveline Disconnect on Front Axle, Mechanical Locking Differential, Brake Locking Differential, Washable Floor with Drain Plugs, Welded Tow Hooks in Front & Rear, Tow Hitch Protection, ESP with Roll-over Mitigation,Roll Cage, Panic Braking Signal, Vehicle Over-speed Warning, Passenger Airbag Deactivation Switch, Tyre Direction Monitoring System,Automatic Hub Lock,Diesel Exhaust Fluid Tank 20L
Halogen headlamps with ŠKODA crystalline day time running lights,Crystalline LED tail lamps with reflective lamp,LED reading lamps - front and rear,Rear LED number plate illumination,Anti-glare outside rear view mirror,(MCB) Multi Collision Braking,(EDS) Electronic Differential Lock System,XDS & XDS+, (ASR) Anti-Slip Regulation and (MSR) Motor Slip Regulation,(BSW)Brake Disc Wiping,Roll Over Protection,Three-Point seatbelts at front,Two three-point outer seatbelts and centre lap belt at rear, Rough Road Package and engine protection, Emergency triangle in the luggage compartment, Engine Iobiliser with floating code system, Remote control with foldable key, Central locking and unlocking of doors and boot lid
Follow Me Home HeadlampsYesYes
-
Rear CameraYes
-
No
Anti Theft DeviceYesYes
-
Anti Pinch Power Windows
Driver's Window
No
-
Speed Alert
-
Yes
-
Speed Sensing Auto Door LockYesYesYes
Knee AirbagsNo
-
-
Isofix Child Seat MountsYesYesYes
Heads Up DisplayYesNo
-
Pretensioners And Force Limiter SeatbeltsYes
-
-
Sos Emergency AssistanceNo
-
-
Blind Spot MonitorYesNo
-
Lane Watch CameraNoNo
-
Geo Fence AlertNoNo
-
Hill Descent ControlNoYes
-
Hill AssistYesYes
-
Impact Sensing Auto Door UnlockYesNo
-
360 View CameraYesNo
-
Entertainment & Communication
Cd PlayerNoNoNo
Cd ChangerNoNoNo
Dvd PlayerNoNoNo
RadioYesYesYes
Audio System Remote ControlNoNo
-
Mirror LinkNoNo
-
Speakers FrontYesYesYes
Speakers RearYesYesYes
Integrated2DINAudioYesYesYes
Wireless Phone ChargingYesNo
-
USB And Auxiliary Input
-
YesYes
Bluetooth ConnectivityYesYesYes
Wifi Connectivity
-
No
-
CompassNo
-
-
Touch ScreenYesYesYes
Touch Screen Size
10.25 Inch
7 Inch
7 Inch
Connectivity
Android Auto,Apple CarPlay
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-
Android AutoYesNoNo
Apple Car PlayYesNoNo
Internal StorageNoNo
-
Number Of Speaker
8
4
6
Rear Entertainment SystemNo
-
-
Additional Features
UVO Connected Car,OTA Map UpdatesAI Voice Coands,Smartwatch connectivity App,BOSE Premium System with Dynamic Speed Compensation,2 Tweeter,Central Speaker,Sub Woofer
2 Tweeters, BlueSense App Connectivity,SMS Read-Out
17.7cm SKODA infotainment system
Warranty
Introduction DateNoNoNo
Warranty TimeNoNoNo
Warranty DistanceNoNoNo
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